Includes, among other subjects: Crown Point on Columbia River HIghway, Larch Mtn Lookout station, Mt Hood, Battleship Oregon, Lambert Garden and Flowers, Timberline Lodge, Sanctuary Grotto, Bonnevile Fish Ladder, Horsetail Falls, Multnomah Falls, Long Bell Lumber Company, ( 1 reviews )
Blonde woman leaving house, mugging at cameraExiting automobile2 women in bungalow court, Los Angeles-type (possibly Latino family?)Mother and son, or grandmother and son, clowning in courtyard -- she pretends to be prying out his teeth with big toolFamily members clowning in courtyard, sweet and funnysign on building: Physician / Dr. Wm. J. Ross, Physician & Surgeon (seems to be on the other side of the court)NOTE: The 1938 Los Angeles Extended Area phone book shows a Ross Wm J Dr office... Topic: home movies
Senator William Knowland (publisher, Oakland Tribune) announces candidacy in the Republican primary for Governor of California. Incumbent Governor Goodwin Knight accuses him of national ambition. Attorney General Edmund G. Brown, running unopposed for the Democratic nomination, sits in the sides quite satisfied with the situation as he finds it. Newsreel story. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Political campaigns and elections: California, Knowland, William
Dedication ceremony for dam built to supply water for Hawthorne Ammunition Depot, an isolated naval base in the Nevada desert. Newsreel story. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Infrastructure: Dams, Hawthorne, Nevada
Dramatized scenes. Possibly shot in Berkeley or Oakland, California. Good stock shots to be logged. Woman walking dog down city street; men in car pick her up. Man pushing old car (jalopy) into gas station Filling station attendant fills car with gas Man cranks jalopy Titles in middle of film VS CU Man tying flies ( 1 reviews )
Dramatized scenes. Possibly shot in Berkeley or Oakland, California. Good stock shots to be logged. Woman walking dog down city street; men in car pick her up. Man pushing old car (jalopy) into gas station Filling station attendant fills car with gas Man cranks jalopy Titles in middle of film VS CU Man tying flies
Summary: family western train trip. Tarmac POV at an airport, looks like San Francisco airport. Passengers in travel clothes and carrying luggage deplane out the rear of a jet. Jet labeled Pacific Air Lines. Propeller jet. Waterfall view. Two men in front of two cars, pan to long view of 200 foot high waterfall. View of a lodge with full parking lot, with waterfalls above. On stone path in park, woman in skirt and scarf holds a 35mm camera up to her eye and appropaches the camera. Pacific coast... ( 2 reviews )
Winter in suburbs. spring in suburbs: group of young boys outdoor wedding beach swimming action in pool Eastward Ho Country Club sign -- possibly in Chatham, Massachusetts. shifts to black-and-white sign: "Entering Maplewood" sign on building "Dr. J.C. Cox / office" ( 2 reviews )
Roll in intermittently poor condition, but its deficiencies are artistically interesting CU American flag flying in foreground, old car visible; pan to show rural scene with hills in background Brief shot of street in small town; 1930s-vintage car passes; school building comes into view on right Lake in park with ducks and geese VS town streets (possibly in Baltimore, Maryland area); many shots not great due to overexposure and light flashes Plaque for the Star Fort at Fort McHenry, Baltimore... ( 1 reviews )
Some good shots to be logged. Reel 1: June 1938. "Alaskan Adventurers" certificate made out to one Fred M. Laserson. Great shots of Santa Cruz casino and promenade under columned building (B&W). Big Trees Various shots of San Francisco sights title card: "FRISCO" letters superimposed into painting of Telegraph Hill and Marin headlands in background Palace of Fine Arts with Doyle Drive and part of Crissy Field in foreground Alcatraz Island with ferry in foreground moving... ( 1 reviews )
Reel 1: June 1938. "Alaskan Adventurers" certificate made out to one Fred M. Laserson. Great shots of Santa Cruz casino and promenade under columned building (B&W). Big Trees Various shots of San Francisco sights title card: "FRISCO" letters superimposed into painting of Telegraph Hill and Marin headlands in background Palace of Fine Arts with Doyle Drive and part of Crissy Field in foreground Alcatraz Island with ferry in foreground moving east to west Bay Bridge... ( 1 reviews )
Driving POVs in Southwest US, a little shaky A newish (1957 or 1958) vehicle parked outside the house bears California plates; presuming this roll was shot by visitors from California elder females on porch of small house; white working-class family hangs out in front of small house; fades to white; older folks in poor togs (man in coveralls) in dirt yard. Rural home shots: pigs, kids, man working on engine; big work truck Kids; milk cans; hound dog; kids in school yard, man on tractor. Mothers... ( 1 reviews )
Driving POVs, shaky but good, including scene shot through front windshield and a driveby of a Texaco service station; a small dose of other roadside culture scenes (good); woman cooking on outdoor grill with frying pan and spatula; title card "Only Hunger Will Make J R Work"; boy stamping out firewood; title card "The Mc Mullens Were With Us"; various people cooking over grill with flames enveloping pan; CU 4 hamburgers in frying pan on outdoor grill; people arranging... ( 1 reviews )
ca. 1945 - 1949Title: "Random Shots Filmed by D.T. McCluskey"color:older people smelling flowers growing on bushesmotorboats zipping around lakeexteriors of a brick institution-style building with nurses coming outin B&W:title: "Glamorous Exciting Stars", then a light burlesque sequence; mixed light erotica shots cut in from another sourcelarge public building, looks European, perhaps Italy?old men in front of building, looks Europeancolor:streetscape in older city or... Topic: home movies
Title: "San Francisco" Cable car rides downhill, down Powell Street, past Sears Fine Foods sign. POV looking up Powell street north of Sutter. POV pan of Nob Hill Cathedral and hotels. Title: "Frisco from the Top of the Mark" Title: "Market Street and Cable Cars" POV pan of Telegraph Hill and North Beach, also piers and waterfront. POV looking down on Nob Hill rooftops. POV of Alcatraz Street-level POV of California Street Cable car cresting the hill at California... ( 1 reviews )
Some good road trip footage; many good trailer shots Big Basin (California) State Park Lake of the Woods Headin' South Shasta Lake Park Lassen National Forest and Lassen Volcanic National Park "I" Climb Lassen Peak, 10,465 ft. Lassen Peak Hot Rock Bumpas Hell Childs Meadows Lake Tahoe Meeks Bay, Tahoe Emerald Bay, Tahoe Truckee River and Its Trout Cayucos, California
Dramatized scenes. Good stock shots to be logged. Possibly shot in Berkeley or Oakland, California. Family sitting in backyard, eating fruit; woman hanging clothes on clothesline (shadowy) Man sitting on running board of car, feeding dog Two young women fighting over something in front of man in jalopy pulling out of driveway Possible sequence at Berkeley Marina. Title: "Your World Is Your Home," with sliders to read "Your Home Is Your World / Suggesting an Idea to You who must...
CITIES, Washington, D.C., RAILROAD TRAVEL, OCEAN LINER BON VOYAGE. Belmont Park Racetrack, New York, N.Y., first race (Meet of 1927) VS track and spectators; CU's of people; LS's track Title card: "Westbury, N.Y.: American Polo Team Defeats British Before 25,000 Fans" Scene looking out window (windshield) at front of automobile (bumpy driving POV); driving on a two-lane concrete paved highway; scenes of 1920s cars passing; slow river General view of Providence, Rhode Island; pan over...
Pan around State Line Hotel and Casino, West Wendover Nevada State Line neon sign Unfocused shot of sign with "Wendover Will," hand-waving cowboy (unfocused shot of sign saying "World's Largest Mechanized Man" Pan over Greyhound Super 7 Scenicruiser Shaky pan of Western town along highway showing Mobil, Conoco and Husky gas stations Interiors of Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park Exteriors as well Front lawn in front of Conservatory of Flowers and floral clock...
Statue of Liberty (New York harbor) with helicopter in background African American family members dressed for a formal occasion descend front steps of brick house Various family members look at camera, pose and wave as they pass by VS Belle Isle Conservatory VS snowy river looking over to Windsor, Ontario, Canada Boating scenes (near Ambassador Bridge?) Large passenger boat passes under Ambassador Bridge ( 2 reviews )
11:00:52VS Airport scenes, unknown airport: tower, parking lot with 1940s cars, TWA baggage carts, Western Airlines plane; B&W CUs of people inside airport; airline agents talking to camera and smiling; man drinking in lounge and pretending to sleep; waiting for United Air Lines plane on tarmac; takeoff shot from plane window with "United" visible on wing; ground and airport receding as plane climbs. (Suspect this is takeoff from Los Angeles)11:03:39Nice view out plane window;... ( 1 reviews )
CU toy train running in circular track under Christmas tree Young boy playing accordion spiritedly; middle-aged man in shot also playing Young boy and middle-aged man playing accordion; 2 women also in shot VS middle-aged man (Art Donald?) playing Hohner accordion; CU fingers on keys Young boy sticking out tongue CU fingers on accordion keyboard (good) Young boy wearing hat and with sunglasses tilting off his face playing (or pretending to play) accordion VS boy playing with electric train... ( 1 reviews )
Teenage boys and girls entering jet plane through jetway door Flight attendant in aisle serving VS out windows and of passengers Aerials Landing on runway VS airport People walking down steps; teenagers boarding another aircraft VS hotels, resorts, beach VS meetings (possibly Junior Achievement group), markets, city, tourist scenes VS teenagers appearing on television discussion show VS younger children in classroom VS teenagers bowling Tape glitch at 00:36:26:00 approx Landing in Venezuela... ( 1 reviews )